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<b>ONTARIO:</b> Elementary teachers take step toward being in legal strike position

ONTARIO: Elementary teachers take step toward being in legal strike position

The union says it is now requesting what is known as a no-board report, which can take a few days to be issued
<b>ONTARIO:</b> As federal Green Party leader steps down, provincial Green leader says he is staying put

ONTARIO: As federal Green Party leader steps down, provincial Green leader says he is staying put

In a statement sent early Monday afternoon, Guelph MPP Mike Schreiner called May a personal friend, mentor and hero to him
<b>CANADA:</b> Elizabeth May resigning as Green party leader, names Jo-Ann Roberts successor

CANADA: Elizabeth May resigning as Green party leader, names Jo-Ann Roberts successor

May was the first Green MP elected to the House of Commons in 2011
<b>ONTARIO:</b> CUPE says 79 per cent of education workers voted in favour of new deal

ONTARIO: CUPE says 79 per cent of education workers voted in favour of new deal

The 55,000 workers narrowly avoided a strike in early October when the CUPE bargaining team reached an eleventh-hour tentative deal with the province
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Cellphone restrictions in classrooms go into effect today

ONTARIO: Cellphone restrictions in classrooms go into effect today

Some schools already had similar rules in place, but this directive sets a provincial standard
<b>CANADA:</b> Fresh-cut vegetable recall expanded to over 40 products

CANADA: Fresh-cut vegetable recall expanded to over 40 products

On November 1, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) recalled Compliments brand vegetables because of possible listeria
<b>CANADA:</b> Should parents be using cannabis around their kids?

CANADA: Should parents be using cannabis around their kids?

One year after the legalization of cannabis in Canada, many questions remain unanswered about the risks and benefits of cannabis use in the presence of children
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Museums are adapting, evolving, and finding new ways to present art and culture

BEYOND LOCAL: Museums are adapting, evolving, and finding new ways to present art and culture

Museums are starting to present visual art in multi-sensory ways that audiences can touch and feel
<b>CANADA:</b> Do we need a federal Alcohol Act in Canada to better regulate the substance?

CANADA: Do we need a federal Alcohol Act in Canada to better regulate the substance?

Research estimates that each year some 15,000 deaths, 90,000 hospital admissions and 240,000 years of life lost are directly attributable to alcohol use
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Choosing which fish to eat in a sea of mercury, microplastics

BEYOND LOCAL: Choosing which fish to eat in a sea of mercury, microplastics

There are plenty of fish to choose from, but many aspects to consider